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Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: Chief medical health officer urges residents to keep virtual households small – CBC.ca Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: Chief medical health officer urges residents to keep virtual households small – CBC.ca

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: Chief medical health officer urges residents to keep virtual households small – CBC.ca

By 10 months ago

“We should be able to count our close contacts on the fingers of our hands,” said Dr. Saqib Shahab during the government’s COVID-19 update on Friday.The government is encouraging people to reconsider their virtual households as the school year starts up again. (CBC / Radio-Canada)Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab is cautioning residents…

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Coronavirus White House chief of staff Mark Meadows defends Trump’s “deep state” attacks on FDA Coronavirus White House chief of staff Mark Meadows defends Trump’s “deep state” attacks on FDA

Coronavirus White House chief of staff Mark Meadows defends Trump’s “deep state” attacks on FDA

By 10 months ago

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said he applauds President Trump’s accusation that the “deep state, or whoever” at the FDA is making it harder for drug companies to develop coronavirus treatments and vaccines in order to hurt him politically.Why it matters: There is no evidence that the agency is purposely working to undermine…

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Coronavirus Kamala Harris on Woodward’s book: “I find it so outrageous” Coronavirus Kamala Harris on Woodward’s book: “I find it so outrageous”

Coronavirus Kamala Harris on Woodward’s book: “I find it so outrageous”

By 10 months ago

During an in-person campaign stop in Florida, Sen. Kamala Harris addressed the reporting in Bob Woodward’s book “Rage,” in which he wrote that President Trump said he down-played the severity of the coronavirus in March.Driving the news: Harris said Thursday that Trump is engaged “in reckless disregard of the lives and health and well being”…

Oil and Gasoline Prices Climb Ahead of U.S. Gulf Coast Storms – The Wall Street Journal Oil and Gasoline Prices Climb Ahead of U.S. Gulf Coast Storms – The Wall Street Journal

Oil and Gasoline Prices Climb Ahead of U.S. Gulf Coast Storms – The Wall Street Journal

By 10 months ago

Gasoline futures surged to their highest level since early March Monday, lifted by energy supply disruptions caused by back-to-back storms that are on track to hit the Gulf of Mexico this week. U.S. gasoline futures for delivery in September added 6.5% to $1.3671 a gallon on the New York Mercantile Exchange, posting their largest one-day…

Jobless Rates in Northeast, West Are Highest in Nation – The Wall Street Journal Jobless Rates in Northeast, West Are Highest in Nation – The Wall Street Journal

Jobless Rates in Northeast, West Are Highest in Nation – The Wall Street Journal

By 10 months ago

Large states in the Northeast and West logged some of the highest unemployment rates in the nation in August, while many of their Southern and Midwestern neighbors saw lower rates of joblessness despite significant coronavirus outbreaks over the summer. The jobless rate in more than half of states was below the national average of 8.4%…

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Coronavirus: Children’s role in spread puzzles scientists Coronavirus: Children’s role in spread puzzles scientists

Coronavirus: Children’s role in spread puzzles scientists

By 10 months ago

Image copyright Getty Images Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for up to three weeks, according to a study from South Korea.But the presence of the virus in a swab doesn’t mean someone is necessarily capable of passing it on. These findings leave unresolved question of how likely children are to spread the virus…

Car Sales Down 20% — But Price Setting Records… Car Sales Down 20% — But Price Setting Records…

Car Sales Down 20% — But Price Setting Records…

By 10 months ago

Car shoppers hoping for Labor Day bargains may be in for a big surprise: This year, it seems, everything doesn’t have to go. Dealers this year are unlikely to offer the kind of blowout discounts typical of the holiday weekend, when they often seek to clear out older inventory to make way for the incoming…

Stock Market Is Strong Predictor… Stock Market Is Strong Predictor…

Stock Market Is Strong Predictor…

By 10 months ago

The stock market’s performance won’t definitively determine who wins the White House, especially in a year as unpredictable as 2020. History, however, shows the incumbent has a clear advantage when the market rallies in the months preceding Election Day. Going back to 1928, incumbent presidents, or candidates from the controlling party, have won nearly 90%…

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Coronavirus: Why Spain is seeing second wave Coronavirus: Why Spain is seeing second wave

Coronavirus: Why Spain is seeing second wave

By 10 months ago

By James BadcockMadridPublishedduration20 Augustimage copyrightGetty ImagesSpain saw one of the most draconian Covid-19 lockdowns in Europe, but two months after it was lifted, the virus is spreading faster than in any neighbouring nation.It now has Europe’s fastest-rising caseload, with 142 positive cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks.By the time the state of…

Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

By 10 months ago

Bolt celebrating turning 34 last week with a birthday party in JamaicaSprinting legend Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus.”The Covid test was positive, but Usain is not showing any symptoms,” Bolt’s agent Ricky Simms told CNN in an email.Bolt, who retired in 2017, won eight Olympic and 11 world titles in a glittering career…

Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests

Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests

By 10 months ago

Publishedduration5 Septembermedia captionThere were scuffles between protesters and police at the eventAustralian police have made dozens of arrests amid anti-lockdown protests attended by hundreds nationwide.In Melbourne, the centre of Australia’s outbreak, about 300 people marched in defiance of tough measures that have been in place for a month.Other protests took place in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide…

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Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca

Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca

By 10 months ago

Canada has struck deals with four drug companies to procure a potential COVID-19 vaccine, but an infectious diseases specialist says it’s still too early to know what bet will be worth taking.Dr. Michael Gardam, an infectious disease physician, is medical director of infection prevention and control at Women’s College Hospital. (Craig Chivers/CBC)Listen6:28Transcript Canada has struck…

Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca

Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca

By 10 months ago

CBC Saskatchewan’s Bryan Eneas tried out Regina’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Thursday.A person approaches health workers in their car to get tested at Regina’s new drive-thru testing site. (Jean-Baptiste Demouy/Radio-Canada)It’s about 3:55 p.m. Thursday as I pull into the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the International Trade Centre in Regina.  Given that testing in…

Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers

Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers

By 10 months ago

The Cowboys, Chiefs and Dolphins are the only NFL teams that have promised to have fans in the stands during their first game of the regular season, the Boston Globe reports.Why it matters: Over 75% of the league has ruled out admitting fans at home openers over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, though a normal…

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Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios

Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios

By 10 months ago

51% of U.S. adults would “definitely or probably” get a coronavirus vaccine if the treatment were available today, while 49% would not, according to a Pew survey published Thursday.Why it matters: All major political and demographic groups said they are less likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine since May, Pew finds, although Republicans and Black…

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